Ansil T. Bartlett Letter, 1865 (Ms2012-008)

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Ansil T. Bartlett Letter, 1865 (Ms2012-008)



The collection consists of a letter by Ansil T. Bartlett to his father, dated April 15, 1865. Written from Camp Farmville, Virginia, the letter mentions soldiers stealing good from nearby homes, daily tasks, war rumors, and Bartlett's hope to be home by July 4th. There is also a pencil sketch of a bird.


Date Accepted

The collection was purchased by Special Collections in February 2012.


Permission to publish material from Ansil T. Bartlett Letter must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Access Rights

Collection is open for research.





Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Ansil T. Bartlett Letter, Ms2012-008, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Rights Holder

Special Collections, University Libraries, Virginia Tech


Bartlett, Ansil T., 58th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry, “Ansil T. Bartlett Letter, 1865 (Ms2012-008),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed December 6, 2023,